History Literature / TheThirteenthTale

28th Dec '16 2:11:35 PM k410ren
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* OopNorth: The story takes place in Yorkshire.
18th Dec '16 11:45:52 AM creader
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* IWantYouToMeetAnOldFriendOfMine: Creator/SophieTurner and Robert Pugh appeared on ''Series/GameOfThrones'' together, though they never shared any scenes. Pugh is harder to recognize in his role as Craster since John-the-dig is clean-shaven and much nicer than Craster.
18th Dec '16 11:44:49 AM creader
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* BigFancyHouse[=/=]OldDarkHouse: Angelfield before and after it falls into decay.

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* BigFancyHouse[=/=]OldDarkHouse: BigFancyHouse: Angelfield before and after it falls into decay.decay and becomes a OldDarkHouse.



* WriteWhatYouKnow: The reason Vida Winter picked Margaret to write her biography despite the fact that she's relatively unknown and has only written a couple of articles, is because she "seemed to know something about siblings", namely, twin siblings.
14th Dec '16 5:48:36 AM k410ren
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* [[spoiler: MySiblingWillLiveThroughMe]]


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* NonIndicativeTitle: Vida's book ''Thirteen Tales of Change and Desperation'' notoriously does not have thirteen tales. Vida's story is meant to be the thirteenth.
13th Dec '16 3:07:06 PM k410ren
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* BrotherSisterIncest: Isabelle Angelfield (the twin's mother) and her brother, Charlie.

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* BrotherSisterIncest: Isabelle Angelfield (the twin's mother) and her brother, Charlie. It's heavily implied to be non-consensual.


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* RoomFullOfCrazy: Charlie had a part of the grounds which was adorned with necklaces and other feminine objects, where he would rape Isabel. Later on, [[spoiler:Vida finds him there, dead of a self-inflicted shotgun blast.]]
13th Dec '16 2:56:45 PM k410ren
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* OnceMoreWithClarity: [[spoiler:Late in the adaptation, the scene where Adeline and Emmeline are playing by the fallen tree is shown again, but there is a third girl there, who would become Vida. The scenes of the doctor's wife and the deaths of Missus and John-the-dig are shown again, with the real Adeline as the perpetrator.]]
8th Dec '16 9:53:03 PM k410ren
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* TheCharmer: Ambrose Proctor. He manages to convince the solicitor that there's nothing to worry about and later tells [[spoiler:Vida]] that what he said to the solicitor was completely false. At some point soon after, he seduces and impregnates [[spoiler:Emmeline.]]


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* HairTriggerTemper: Adeline is very easily set off. [[spoiler:When she gets [[ClingyJealousGirl jealous]], she is downright murderous. Just ask Missus and John-the-Dig.]]


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* HowWeGotHere: Vida tells Margaret the story of her life from her birth to the fire at Angelfield when she was 17.


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* PenName: Vida Winter is a pen name for Adeline March. [[spoiler:This isn't actually true; Vida doesn't appear to have a name until after the fire.]]
7th Dec '16 8:56:08 PM k410ren
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7th Dec '16 9:46:56 AM k410ren
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** It shouldn't be too hard to figure out which twin died in the fire, as [[spoiler:Emmeline]] had given birth no more than a few months before the fire...


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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: [[spoiler:Ambrose Proctor is never mentioned again after Vida dismissed him from the household after he impregnated Emmeline.]]
2nd Dec '16 10:39:34 AM k410ren
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* BoomHeadshot: [[spoiler:Charlie, [[DrivenToSuicide self-inflicted]].]]


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* NoNameGiven: [[spoiler:Vida when she was younger.]]
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